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Random House holiday party Twelve-themed drink (The Viral)

Random House holiday party Twelve-themed drink (The Viral)

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Book Snowmen by Hi Butterfly
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New York Times Bestsellers
PRINT HARDCOVER FICTION
3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN
26. A WANTED MAN
34. THE TWELVE
PRINT MASS-MARKET FICTION
3. WICKED BUSINESS
4. ONE SHOT
28. THE LITIGATORS
PRINT HARDCOVER & PAPERBACK (COMBINED) FICTION
3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN
22. WICKED BUSINESS
32. ONE SHOT
EBOOK FICTION
3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN
COMBINED PRINT & EBOOK FICTION
3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

New York Times Bestsellers

PRINT HARDCOVER FICTION

3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

26. A WANTED MAN

34. THE TWELVE

PRINT MASS-MARKET FICTION

3. WICKED BUSINESS

4. ONE SHOT

28. THE LITIGATORS

PRINT HARDCOVER & PAPERBACK (COMBINED) FICTION

3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

22. WICKED BUSINESS

32. ONE SHOT

EBOOK FICTION

3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

COMBINED PRINT & EBOOK FICTION

3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

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The Twelve wins the 2012 Goodreads Choice Award for best horror novel! 
#choice award #justin cronin #the twelve #goodreads
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For Fans of Gone Girl (Mystery and Thrillers)

randomhouse:

We suggest wrapping these stay-up-all-night reads with a bag of French Roast or a gift card to your favorite coffee house.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton
Odd Apocalypse by Dean Koontz
Phantom by Jo Nesbø
Criminal by Karin Slaughter
Stranger in the Room by Amanda Kyle Williams
Heartbroken by Lisa Unger
Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen
Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham
Malice of Fortune by Michael Ennis
Niceville by Carsten Stroud
The Marseille Caper by Peter Mayle

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New York Times Bestsellers
PRINT HARDCOVER FICTION
1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN
24. A WANTED MAN
30. THE TWELVE
PRINT MASS-MARKET FICTION
1. ONE SHOT 
3. WICKED BUSINESS
15. THE LITIGATORS
EBOOK FICTION
1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN
COMBINED PRINT & EBOOK FICTION
1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

New York Times Bestsellers

PRINT HARDCOVER FICTION

1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

24. A WANTED MAN

30. THE TWELVE

PRINT MASS-MARKET FICTION

1. ONE SHOT

3. WICKED BUSINESS

15. THE LITIGATORS

EBOOK FICTION

1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

COMBINED PRINT & EBOOK FICTION

1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN

#bestsellers #notorious nineteen #janet evanovich
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Our New Digital-Only Imprints

THE RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW DIGITAL-ONLY IMPRINTS

The Random House Publishing Group is excited to launch three new digital imprints that will feed today’s savvy readers by bringing the best, the boldest, and the newest voices directly to them.

To the already-existing LOVESWEPT imprint for romance and women’s fiction, RHPG will add the following digital-only imprints: ALIBI, for mystery/suspense readers; HYDRA, for sci-fi/fantasy enthusiasts; and FLIRT, for the rapidly-growing YA and college-age New Adult audiences. In addition, this digital-only program will seek out the best and brightest names in the next generation of authors, enabling us to cultivate a team of writers in the publishing world’s most prolific and lively genres. The format will allow us to publish more quickly and to nimbly embrace what’s new in each genre, delivering exciting, fresh, and varied new works every month directly to the digital devices of today’s most eager readers. Dedicated to affordable, accessible, and accomplished genre fiction, these four imprints will have unprecedented potential, both in terms of breadth and scope. 

#industry news #alibi
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As we get ready to publish a bunch of extremely good looking John D. MacDonald books (seriously, don’t you kind of want to date the cover below?), it’s time to look back on some of our favorite older packages and say a fond farewell. 

#john d. macdonald #travis mcgee #thriller
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Starred Publishers Weekly review:
Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel
Alan Bradley. Delacorte, $23 (400p) ISBN 978-0-385-34403-6
“Memorable, often funny prose complements the crafty plot….The precocious and irrepressible Flavia continues to delight.  Portraying an 11-year-old as a plausible sleuth and expert in poisons is no mean feat, but Bradley makes it look easy.”  

Starred Publishers Weekly review:

Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel

Alan Bradley. Delacorte, $23 (400p) ISBN 978-0-385-34403-6

“Memorable, often funny prose complements the crafty plot….The precocious and irrepressible Flavia continues to delight.  Portraying an 11-year-old as a plausible sleuth and expert in poisons is no mean feat, but Bradley makes it look easy.”  

#speaking from among the bones #review #alan bradley
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